Archives for Arts & Humanities

Harding University presents The Hunts

October 14, 2015 | CAB The Hunts will perform at Harding University on Tuesday, Oct. 20 at 8 p.m. on the school’s front lawn. The free concert, organized by the University’s Campus Activities Board, is open to the public, and donations will be collected for Harrison Waldron, a 2014 University graduate who was in a serious ATV accident and is still in the hospital. The
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Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem to continue Concert Series

September 29, 2015 | Music Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem will continue Harding University’s concert series on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, at 7 p.m. The concert will be held in the Administration Auditorium, and the cost is $3. The band has been playing together for 15 years and has performed at festivals such as Newport Folk Festival and the California World Music Festival. The ensemble
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Music department announces 2015-16 concert series

September 7, 2015 | Music The department of music has announced its 2015-16 concert series. Throughout the school year, the series will feature eight concerts. The series includes performances from the Orchid Ensemble, Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem, Julie Fowlis, Brad Leali, Pete Huttlinger, Chamber Orchestra Kremlin, Tatiana Roitman Mann and Cindy Wu, and Ronald Chioldi. Orchid Ensemble, $3 Sept. 21, 2015 The Orchid Ensemble
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Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre to conclude with “The Mousetrap”

July 16, 2015 | Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre will conclude its 33rd season Thursday, July 23 at 6:30 p.m. with Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap” in the Ulrey Preforming Arts Center at Harding University. A group of strangers is stranded in a boarding house during a snowstorm, one of whom is a murderer. The suspects include the newly married couple who runs the house, a spinster
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Kristi Bond named new foreign language department chair

July 15, 2015 | Provost Larry Long announced Tuesday that Dr. Kristi Bond, assistant professor of foreign language, would become chair of the foreign language department effective Aug. 1. Bond replaces Ava Conley, who will return to full-time teaching. Conley has served as department chair since 2003 and has been on the faculty since 1973. Bond, who has been at Harding since 2011, earned a
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Summer Honor Choir to present free concert

July 14, 2015 | High school students from 10 different states will present a free choral concert July 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the recital hall of the Reynolds Center on the Harding University campus. Participants in the University’s summer Honor Choir program are on campus all week studying voice, sight-reading, staging and choreography, theatre movement, vocal harmonization, and choral music. Dr. Cliff Ganus III,
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Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre 2015 season to kick off June 11

June 9, 2015 | Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre will begin its 33rd season Thursday, June 11 at 6:30 p.m. with “The Game’s Afoot” in the Ulrey Performing Arts Center at Harding University. The season, themed “A Season to Die For,” includes three shows this summer. “The Game’s Afoot” is set in 1936 in Connecticut with William Gillette, who made Sherlock Holmes famous on Broadway. When
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Faculty members receive awards for teacher achievement

April 24, 2015 Eight University faculty members received Teacher Achievement Awards during the annual faculty and staff dinner on campus April 24. Faculty members Usen Akpanudo, Steven Breezeel, Gary Hill, Dale Manor, Kelly Neill, Scott Ragsdale, Jim Shelton and J.D. Yingling are the 2014-15 award recipients. Akpanudo, a native of Nigeria, has been a member of the University faculty since 2007. He is currently an
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Music ensembles to perform free concerts

April 24, 2015 | Four Harding musical ensembles will perform free concerts April 26-28. Sunday, April 26; 8 p.m. in Reynolds Recital Hall Chamber Singers ensemble, directed by Associate Professor of Music Kelly Neill, is a group of 12 to 20 members that performs vocal pieces pertaining to Renaissance and contemporary music. Members of this ensemble also participate in the University’s Concert Choir and Chorus.
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Aquila Theatre’s “The Tempest” continues concert series

February 18, 2015 | Harding University hosted Aquila Theatre Monday, Feb. 23 as part of the University’s 2014-15 concert series. The traveling troupe performed William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” at 7 p.m. in the Administration Auditorium. Believed to be Shakespeare’s final play, “The Tempest” shares the story of Prospero, the Duke of Milan, who was exiled by his brother and stranded on an island with his daughter.
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